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Boots on the Ground: Why America Must Invest in Dominant Infantry Forces

Bob Scales Ground Forces, United States "Our enemies today no longer fear our ships and planes. They have learned to minimize the destructiveness of our big shiny objects." There is an old saying that generals and admirals are like bass…they’re drawn to bright shiny objects. The same holds true in spades for politicians. America has sought to win its wars by investing huge sums on big shiny objects that float and fly in the hope that our wars can be won by expending materiel rather than men.
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